Cape Cod Community
College is a place of personal discovery, enrichment, and
professional development for those just beginning the quest and for
those at many points along the path of higher education throughout
life. It is a caring, comprehensive institution that belongs to the
people it serves and responds to their individual and community
needs. Students attending Cape Cod Community College are striving
for personal excellence, and are finding it, day after day.
Graduates of the College can be found in all levels of private
business, the professions, and public service, and they excel at
what they do.
For students seeking to lay a foundation for further study, there
is no better place to begin than at Cape Cod Community College. In
today's highly competitive market place, the well prepared transfer
student is the most aggressively recruited person in higher
education. For many Cape Cod Community College graduates, that
Associate Degree opens the door to institutions that were just not
an option after high school. And, when you consider the savings in
the overall cost of a four-year degree at either a public or a
private university, starting at Cape Cod Community College becomes
an incredible bargain that blends quality with unmatched
The students' education is the first priority at Cape Cod Community
College. As a learning-centered community, we value the
contributions of a diverse population, welcome open inquiry, and
promote mutual respect. The College offers a strong educational
foundation of critical and creative thinking, communication
competency, and a global, multicultural perspective that prepares
students for life and work in the 21st century. Our liberal arts,
sciences, and career programs provide educational pathways that
serve the varied social, economic, and demographic characteristics
of our community with a distinctive focus on sustainability. We
honor our past, celebrate our present and imagine our future.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
Reporting to the Program Director of the ADULT EDUCATION CENTER of
CCCC (AEC), the instructor is responsible for teaching ABE (Adult
Basic Education), Pre-ASE (Adult Secondary Education) and ASE in a
respectful, student-centered, culturally inclusive setting while
adhering to the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and
Secondary Education (DESE) guidelines under the Adult and Community
Learning Services (ACLS) unit. Classes are expected to run
Face-to-Face in the classroom; however, applicants should be
prepared to pivot to Remote teaching and learning if health
concerns warrant a change.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
1. Follow research-based best practices in adult education, AEC
teachers must be able to demonstrate that the ABE curricula and
Aligned with the standards and level-specific standards of the
College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education (CCRSAE)
and reflects the instructional shifts for the program's
lowest-level students (Levels A-C), and extends through Levels
Based on thematic instructional units;
Informed by students' needs and goals;
Preparing students for college or further education and career
Developing students' digital literacy, academic, and
metacognitive skills; and
Using a variety of instructional methods, techniques, and
tools, including differentiated instruction and scaffolding, to
accommodate differences in learning styles to develop student
skills in math, writing, reading, social studies, science, and
other related subjects.
2. Incorporate individualized student Career and Ed Plan activities
into the curriculum, including, but not limited to:
Individual student goal exploration;
An inventory of each student's interests, values, and
Inventory of each student's skills;
Exploration of occupational choices that relate to his/her
goals, interests, and skills; and
Assisting students in recording activity exploration outcomes
on the Adult Education Center Student and Career & Ed
3. Teach ABE curriculum Face-to Face and/or remotely include F2F
time via Zoom, the organization of lessons, materials, and work in
Moodle, and the execution of online textbook materials and
4. Provide ongoing and measurable interactive Face-to-Face and/or
remote learning activities that reinforce ABE math, social studies,
science, reading, and writing skills with individuals, pair, or
5. Use a variety of instructional methods, techniques, and tools,
including, but not limited to scaffolding, higher-order thinking
skills, and differentiated instruction to accommodate differences
in learning styles, toward increasing student skills in listening,
speaking, reading, and writing.
6. Teach the required number of sessions weekly/yearly (adding
make-up sessions as needed for snow days).
7. Prepare and submit weekly lesson plans that align with the units
in the scope and sequence for the Pre-ASE level of instruction you
8. Record student attendance accurately, monitor attendance, and
communicate information to advising staff and/ or program
9. Communicate with Advising and administrative staff regarding any
student, class, curriculum, programmatic challenges, or
10. Assist with intake, orientation, assessment, and counseling, as
11. Make student referrals to Advising or admin staff, as
12. Attend 12 hours of professional development opportunities per
academic year, as required for program facilitation and as per DESE
13. Arrange for substitute teachers when needed and provide
appropriate lesson plans for them.
14. Submit required documentation in accordance with
15. Attend monthly staff meetings.
16. Assist with curriculum development and other programmatic
issues/events as needed.
17. New staff will attend required new staff orientation.
1. Bachelor's degree in education or a related field.
2. Three years of demonstrated experience in Adult Education.
3. Demonstrated ability to teach high school math, social studies,
reading, writing, and science to prepare students to pass the
battery of five tests to obtain the HiSET equivalency
4. Ability to teach digital literacy to students.
5. Strong oral and written communication skills.
6. Knowledge of diverse adult populations in ABE programs.
7. Excellent organizational skills.
8. Experience with multicultural students
9. Ability to relate to the needs and interests of students.
10. Excellent problem-solving skills.
ADDITIONAL PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Experience teaching math.
2. Knowledge of the Massachusetts Adult Basic Education
3. Knowledge of assessments used in the Massachusetts Adult Basic
Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as noted above are
encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and
experience has prepared them with the equivalent combination of
education, training, and experience required for the
responsibilities of this position.
COMPENSATION : $29.79 per hour for 9 hours of class time and
7 hours of planning time per week, 2 hours/month for staff meetings
and 12 hours/year of professional development. Approximate period
of employment: September 2021 - June 2022. Part-Time,
Non-benefited, Grant-funded MCCC Unit Position.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Immediate need; applications reviewed
Please visit our website at www.capecod.edu for information on
Cape Cod Community College.
This appointment is subject to grant funding and the FY2022
Appointment subject to SORI (Sex Offender Registry
Information), publicly-accessible Massachusetts CORI (Criminal
Offender Record Information) and national background
The College does not provide any measure of assistance for
applicants who do not have the ability to work in the United
Cape Cod Community College is an affirmative action/equal
opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of
race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age,
veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual
orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX
of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with
Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of
1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other
applicable statues and College policies. The College prohibits
sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or
complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or
sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative
Action/Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against
Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or
the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil
**ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS MUST BE SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY IN
ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED.**
Begin the online application process by going to the APPLY
NOW link. During the process you will be given an opportunity
to upload required documents : a cover
letter addressing how you meet the minimum requirements of the
position and resume(failure to submit requested
documents may result in disqualification). Please note that
finalist candidates will be asked to provide three current
professional letters of reference and transcripts.
See the FAQ for using our online system. Please
contact us if you need assistance applying
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